Our Newsletter Has Changed!

We’ve Got a New Format We’ve started a blog and will be regularly publishing articles of interest around company and industry news. Instead of publishing long articles in our newsletter, we’ll include a brief excerpt. Just click out to the articles for more details. You’ll find our past articles in the News section of our THG website for your reference. …

A Market-Based Green New Deal?

Will Business Lead the Way? Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) submitted an op-ed piece to NYTimes on how a Market-Driven Green New Deal would make America’s economic engine unstoppable. RMI referred to their 2011 energy study that showed how business can lead the transition to triple energy efficiency and sustain an American economy more than twice its size for less than …

3 Ways Manual Data Burns Revenue

Uncover the Hidden Costs of Manual Data Entry Did you know that processing a single invoice manually requires 7 steps and can cost an average of $12.01? In addition to the time and investment required to manually process energy data, Smart Energy Decisions exposes three more ways manual energy data costs companies: Cost of Poor Quality Data: On average, bad …

City Captures $800K+ in Value

The Case for ADR at Water Treatment Facilities With city tax revenue growth being outpaced by growth in service costs and other expenditures and a continuing trend of decreased state and federal aid*, municipalities are looking for ways to save costs and generate revenue. Well, one city has captured over $800,000 in value during 2017-2018 using Automated Demand Response to …

Join Us At SPARK!

Our Very Own Daniel Frey is Speaking THG will be at the SPARK conference in Atlanta this week. Our very own Daniel Frey, President of THG, will be talking “People First: Optimizing Building Performance for Owners & Occupants.” He’ll be sharing with other panelists how industry leaders are optimizing operations and saving energy while improving tenant and employee satisfaction with …

National Sustainability Leaders

Sustainable Tulsa + THG Driving Community Engagement Sustainable Tulsa & THG are finalists for the 2019 Urjanet SPARK Award for Leader in Community Engagement. This particular award is given to organizations who make a significant impact to their greater community by expanding renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives. Sustainable Tulsa and THG are being recognized for leading sustainability effects on …

Are You Ready for Summer Peaks?

Why it Matters While many of THG’s customers are participating in the Peak Capacity Forecasting & Notification Program already, others may wonder – why does it matter? Amazingly, 20-30% of your electric costs are based on the consumption of electricity in just four or five hours across an entire summer season. So, if you manage to reduce your consumption of …

Utilities Continue Driving Renewables

State of Electric Utility 2019 Results Are In The 2019 State of the Electric Utility Survey continues to show utilities increasing renewable energy in their power mix. Utility Dive breaks down how utilities are continuing to move to a more distributed power system, but have growing uncertainty over regulation and market structures. Check out SEU 2019 survey: Uncertainty mounts in …

The Forgotten Stakeholder

Why Mother Nature is an Essential Factor in Any Project Bob Willard has shared 5 reasons Mother Nature needs to be considered a key stakeholder in your projects. Since stakeholders are inherently “defined as ‘anybody who can affect, or is affected by, an organisation, strategy or project,’” the environment is perhaps the most overlooked stakeholder. The impact path between companies …

Big Tech Leading Renewables

Sustainability Initiatives Driving Entrance to RE Markets Major companies are investing in renewables in a big way. Facebook, Google, and Amazon are entering renewables procurement to support their sustainability initiatives, capturing 35% of the US market share in 2018. Of this share, Facebook represents the largest share with 1.5 GW of wind and solar procurement, Google follows at 58 MW, …